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How to Increase Child Support Payments

August 28, 2020

Child support is among the most important orders arising from any family law dispute. Just like personal needs change over time, so do the needs of the child support. Therefore the amount ordered to be paid as child support two years ago might prove insufficient today. Most recipients of child support payments are always in […]

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Who Gets the Pet in the Divorce?

June 26, 2020

Going through a divorce is always difficult. Even if you don’t have children, if you share a pet with your spouse, it’s fair to have concerns about who gets them after your marriage is over. In Pleasanton and other areas of California, just like in the country as a whole, pets are treated as property […]

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Summer Co-Parenting Tips

June 19, 2020

Co-parenting during the summer months can sometimes be difficult. Issues may arise where one parent feels their rights are being infringed upon. Parents should try to work together to act in the best interest of their children. Following are some summer co-parenting tips. For advice that is specific to your situation, contact a Dublin Family […]

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How To Handle Hidden Assets During Divorce?

June 12, 2020

When a couple divorces, numerous legal and financial issues must be resolved. One such matter is asset division. In certain instances, spouses might possess individual or hidden assets. The Tierney Law Group, Livermore family law attorneys, invites you to read this brief blog discussing how such holdings should be handled. Definition Of Assets Assets are […]

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Can My Child Custody Order Be Changed?

June 05, 2020

Because situations may arise where a custody modification is needed, the law allows for child custody orders to be changed. In order for a child custody order to be changed, certain legal requirements must be shown. A Pleasanton Family Law Attorney from Tierney Law Group can assist with custody modifications. When can a child custody […]

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Legal Separation: Why You Should Seek Counsel

March 20, 2020

Spousal separation is best done with legal counsel. Informal separation, where a couple lives apart is not the same as a legal separation. A legal separation is formally recognized by a court and will usually involve attorneys. Hiring a divorce attorney in Pleasanton CA can greatly impact the ease of handling a legal separation.  What […]

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How Long Will a Temporary Restraining Order Last?

March 13, 2020

In California family law cases, including divorces, child custody and domestic violence disputes, the court can issue a temporary restraining order to prohibit certain conduct and contact between certain persons. Temporary restraining orders are common when there have been allegations of domestic violence. There are different types of restraining orders that may be issued, with […]

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How is Child Support Determined in California?

March 04, 2020

When determining the best interests of a child in the court of law, child support is often a very large factor. Whether receiving or paying child support it is important for the amount to not only be adequate but also fair. To ensure both of these things occur it is essential to enlist the help […]